Gerber River Shorty Knife 5038-986
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Gerber River Shorty Knife


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The paddler’s favourite for decades has resurfaced. A cut-out handle keeps the River Shorty light, low-profile and secure in your hand. Serrated edges saw efficiently through lines or decks. The blunt tip keeps extractions from getting all stabby and doubles for light prying.

  • Stainless steel is highly polished to resist corrosion.
  • Rigid plastic sheath has a back clip for fitting on PFD lash tabs, belts, boots, etc.
  • Available in new hi-vis green or classic black.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
Handle material Glass-reinforced nylon (GRN)
Sheath material Plastic
Blade edge type

Serrated edges are useful for cutting dense material like rope or webbing. They stay sharper longer than straight edges, but can be more difficult to sharpen.

Blade material 420 HC stainless steel
Blade length 7.6cm
Knife length (open) 17cm
Sheath included Yes
Made in USA